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Forum: Beginners
02-23-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

n0mats I am not overly sure if the set up...

n0mats

I am not overly sure if the set up would be suitable, i guess one method would be to test it.
Looking at some information the 580Kv would turn 580rpm. however I can't be certain.
I...
Forum: Beginners
02-21-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

G'day n0mats, The manual for the model...

G'day n0mats,

The manual for the model recommends
.45 - .52 sized electric motor
35mm 830 rev / volt
12x6 to 13 x 6 prop
esc of 50A
and a 4S 3200mA pack

basically if the motor...
06-05-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,210
Posted By FlyBoy95

Just to jump directly in the deep end after...

Just to jump directly in the deep end after skimming these forums....

I have been interested in attempting to use one of these plugs in my FS (multi cylinder) engines. I have several of the...
Forum: Beginners
04-18-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

Yeah tail draggers can be interesting but after a...

Yeah tail draggers can be interesting but after a few flights you'll have no issues.
yeah glow mess is a pain... i run castor and methanol only (4:1)....
the 11x6 may help just checked mine and i...
Forum: Beginners
04-18-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

Did it fly alright apart from the small things? I...

Did it fly alright apart from the small things? I use an 11 x 6 for sport flying with the ST45.
5 tanks not a bad effort for a new model straight out of maiden. Enjoy, it is a nice model!
Forum: Beginners
04-15-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

G'day collective, I never had this issue as...

G'day collective,

I never had this issue as the Evo had a little bit more weight. I mounted the battery slightly forward of the wing spar, just behind the servo. I use a eneloop sq. pack and have...
01-09-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,539
Posted By FlyBoy95

Ahhh! That is a familiar sight! Yes the...

Ahhh!
That is a familiar sight!
Yes the larger build is nice!
I have decided to discard my use of the RCGF 26, in turn I will be using a Rotomotor 25. I managed to find one below cost ~$310AUD.
I...
12-23-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,539
Posted By FlyBoy95

G'Day RD and ET, Unfortunately I had a bit...

G'Day RD and ET,

Unfortunately I had a bit of a side track project middle of the year and then had to pay more attention to my studies. SO with respect to the build thus far......
I have competed...
10-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,541
Posted By FlyBoy95

Wow madmax, I don't think its overly anal,...

Wow madmax,

I don't think its overly anal, you're building something that will be of "museum quality" which is something I hope to do one day (unfortunately I'm a student and there isn't much...
10-22-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,541
Posted By FlyBoy95

Good morning madmax, I have finished the...

Good morning madmax,

I have finished the construction of the cloud dancer, overall weight coming in at ~10lbs. I followed most of the instructions from the plans but made some slight changes to...
Forum: Beginners
10-02-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

So After a few months of flying this model with...

So After a few months of flying this model with the Evolution 60nx, I have determined that,
1 It is a really great flying model, it performs nearly all of the aerobatic maneuvers an Intermediate...
Forum: Beginners
03-01-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

Wow, you certainly did escape lightly. I have a...

Wow, you certainly did escape lightly. I have a friend in Rocky still cut off and wont have power for 2 more weeks.
All they got on the sunshine coast was some slightly heavier showers and a bit of...
Forum: Beginners
02-28-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

Good Afternoon Madgenius, Hope you managed to...

Good Afternoon Madgenius,
Hope you managed to get through with little damage.
Thats cool nice to hear that its lasted that long, I have just started building a massive CD as I said. I have just got...
Forum: Beginners
02-28-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

I dont live in Brisbane Madgenius im currently...

I dont live in Brisbane Madgenius im currently working out western QLD. Im usually on the sunshine Coast. Yourself?
02-24-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,541
Posted By FlyBoy95

Genslro, Thanks for the response your build...

Genslro, Thanks for the response your build thread for the ElliptoSport is very informative.
I have been doing the weighing of stuff to go into the air frame for a few builds and it has helped to...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

Now this ARF is a very nice looking Oracovered...

Now this ARF is a very nice looking Oracovered affordable(Cost me $160 AUD from a LHS) Low wing (.46) sized plane. :cool::cool::cool:

Some of the features out of the box:
Assembled main...
Forum: Beginners
02-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

Alright for those who haven't seen the model i...

Alright for those who haven't seen the model i have just got it and ill post pictures of the ARF build.
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

I like the look of the Seagull model. I have had...

I like the look of the Seagull model. I have had 2 trainers from their collection, I was wondering if anyone had heard anything about this or is it a new model?

Thanks for the response :)

FlyBoy
02-03-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,541
Posted By FlyBoy95

Bob, That is a really great explanation!!...

Bob,

That is a really great explanation!! I'll look at carbon parts as an option. I have read through Tomclarks forums and they appear to be very similar with the way the cloud dancer is meant to...
01-30-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,541
Posted By FlyBoy95

I just finished a build similar to yours in...

I just finished a build similar to yours in length (98") and it came out at 14 lbs but the Zenoah G-26 is a heavy engine but it had mounting lugs on its front to mount the cowl and dummy engine so...
01-30-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,541
Posted By FlyBoy95

Wow thanks guys, tomclark those weights are...

Wow thanks guys,
tomclark those weights are awesome. I have this very ambitious plan of building the 96" (1350 area) Cloud Dancer to below the 11lb mark (plans state between 10 and 14) and running...
Forum: Beginners
01-30-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,011
Posted By FlyBoy95

Seagull Models Challenger (.40) any good?

Hi Guys, :cool::cool:

I have a fairly general question. I have been flying a Cloud Dancer 40 (borrowed from a member at my club) and have decided to build a larger Cloud dancer (RCM 96" to be...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-27-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 301,782
Posted By FlyBoy95

Thank you very much ahicks ill have a look for...

Thank you very much ahicks ill have a look for aircraft that have areas above that.
The GP .60 stick has a wing area of 1000 in^2 so it should work.....
Im just addicted to the idea of less glow...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-27-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 301,782
Posted By FlyBoy95

ahicks i have seen the 70" Revolver and it is a...

ahicks i have seen the 70" Revolver and it is a nice piece of kit unfortunately on a couple of places here in aus stock them and including postage pushes the price of the ARF alone over $500AUD... If...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-27-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 301,782
Posted By FlyBoy95

Hi Guys, I am interested in a cheaper...

Hi Guys,

I am interested in a cheaper (<$250AUD) ARF model that will take a DLE 20RA / DLE 20.... I am in the process of building a Cloud Dancer (CD)120 and am not sure what engine to put into it...
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